Israeli minister looks forward to the day when alliance with Arab dictatorships can be out in the open. Read more about Tzipi Livni: Israel shares same “values” as “moderate” Saudi Arabia
Steven Salaita is an associate professor of English at Virginia Tech who has written several books on the failure of liberal civil rights discourse to counter anti-Arab racism, particularly in the United States. In his new book, Israel’s Dead Soul, he evaluates the potential complicity between enlightened ideals and their opposite. Read more about Salaita skewers liberalism in "Israel's Dead Soul"
NPR executive Andy Carvin has become prominent for his activities on Twitter during the recent revolts in the Middle East and North Africa. But what is his role? Is he a journalist or a participant? Read more about NPR's Andy Carvin, reporter or participant in Libya's war?
NPR’s managing editor for digital news Mark Stencel has responded to criticisms made by this blog of the network’s facilitation of a White House instigated event to talk about Obama’s Middle East policy speech that featured just one panelist: Obama’s speechwriter. Read more about NPR responds to EI's criticism of White House "publicity stunt"
To great fanfare, NPR, Foreign Policy and The White House simultaneously announced this morning a joint event to be held tomorrow immediately following President Obama’s much-anticipated speech on US policy in the Arab world. Read more about NPR at White House's service in name of social media "conversation" on Obama speech